PROFICIENCY 50% 31% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
39%Covina-Valley Unified
42%West Covina

South Hills High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Covina-Valley Unified" in West Covina, CA. There are a total of 1,835 students and 72 teachers at South Hills High, for a student to teacher ratio of 26 to 1. There are a total of 735 free lunch students and 238 reduced lunch students.

South Hills High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 50.0%, which is 31% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio26:1
Free lunch735
Reduced lunch238


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment535
Taking some courses382
Taking some courses (not tests)131
Passing some courses235
Passing no courses144

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At South Hills High, there are a total of 535 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 382 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School35%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School65%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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South Hills High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 16.3% 11.0% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 4.5% 3.4% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 12.1% 7.7% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 66.3% 76.3% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.3% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.2% 0.8% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Barranca Elementary42%1.0Covina, CA
Hollencrest Middle School40%1.2West Covina, CA
Vine Elementary40%1.3West Covina, CA
Sierra Vista Middle School38%1.5Covina, CA
Workman Avenue Elementary41%1.5West Covina, CA
Mesa Elementary55%1.6Covina, CA
Covina High36%1.6Covina, CA
Traweek Middle School36%1.7West Covina, CA
West Covina High50%1.8West Covina, CA
Merced Elementary55%1.8West Covina, CA
Royal Oak Middle School38%1.8Covina, CA
Collegewood Elementary61%1.9Walnut, CA

West Covina demographics profile

StatisticWest CovinaCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)6,71023291
Median age37.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%52%55%
Speak English42%56%79%
Speak Spanish33%29%13%

Education level achieved in West Covina

IndexWest CovinaCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade82.4%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school81.3%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college58.1%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree35.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.4%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.8%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The South Hills High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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